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Address: 133 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Phone Number: (302) 226-2665
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don't walk past-go browse

A little cramped but a wonderful spot that I didn't expect in this area. I found a lot of great pieces and souvenirs in the bookshop and the attached gift area..they also have a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A little cramped but a wonderful spot that I didn't expect in this area. I found a lot of great pieces and souvenirs in the bookshop and the attached gift area..they also have a coffee counter inside and out..a nice touch. It was definitely unexpected, and I hope you don't just breeze past it.

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Westminster, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a great little gift shop/book store! My favorite part was the amazing children's section. Not sure I've ever seen such a well stocked and diverse selection! They also have story times for the little ones. the adult selections were good too. And I always love when bookstores post employee recommendations. I could have browsed for hours!

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Milton, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Book signings are always a good time. Some of the authors are very entertaining and it is a great way to find out how people go about writing a book. Sometimes the reasons are quite surprising. You can always pick up a great gift in their gift department. They have really interesting little things , as well as major... More 

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Quarryville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Stopped with the kids since they seem to want to go into every book store we pass (must be teaching them right!) Great selection and average prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great selection of books, toys, gifts for all ages ad occasions. Highly recommend it. Went twice during our stay. It on our list of favorite bookstores. Kids have a good time too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Walking into Browseabout Books was a welcome escape from the sun and tourist traps on the main street. We found some classics and new favorites as well as a friendly and helpful staff. There also a lot more to this bookstore than books. Lots of toys like Lego sets and other fun activities for kids. Not a vast variety of... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It's not a vacation to me without a stop at a local bookshop- Browseabout Books fit the bill perfectly! They're a bookstore/giftshop hybrid, with beachy gifts, quirky tees and a great selection of books with lots of staff recommendations. The staff was helpful, and immediately gave my pick a thumbs-up, which made me more excited to read it. This shop... More 

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Abingdon, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We cannot visit Rehoboth without a stop at this store. It is so much more than just a bookstore and in these days of disappearing bookstores, this is a great find. One side of the space is devoted to beach-related goods, such as greeting cards, knickknacks, etc. You can find some interesting things there. The other side is the bookstore.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

If you're a reader, you need to visit Browseabout on your first day in town. This is an independent bookstore that's been here for a good long time. Your book is HERE, not in the outlet mall, you hear me? Be sure to check out their local interest section if you like to read about where you are. It's the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Broweseabout is an institution in downtown Rehoboth Beach. Wonderful independent bookstore that's been around since the 1970s. Great selection of books, lots of gifts and toys, cafe, etc. Friendly staff and a fun place just to hang out for awhile.

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